Tag: faerie

  1. Book Review: Firebrand

    Firebrand by Gillian Philip Seth is the bastard sun of the dun captain Griogar. His father barely acknowledges his existence, and most of the people in the dun revile and torment him, when they aren’t ignoring him. But when his older half-brother Conal takes him under his wing, the…

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  2. Book Review: Bones of Faerie

    Bones of Faerie by Janni Lee Simner The war with Faerie ended before Liza was born, but every day she lives with the consequences. As if living in a world where plants attack and kill, and crops resist being harvested, isn’t reminder enough, her father never lets her forget…

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  3. Book Review: The Book of Dreams

    The Book of Dreams The Chronicles of Faerie: Book 4 by O. R. Melling Dana Faolan, half-mortal, half faerie teen, is unhappy. Recently moved to Canada from Ireland, she misses her home and blames her father for moving her away from her beloved Ireland. She hates Canada: it’s a…

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  4. Book Review: The Secret of Grim Hill

    The Secret of Grim Hill by Linda DeMeulemeester The Secret of Grim Hill is a 2007 Cybils nominee. It’s Cat Peters’ first day at Darkmont High, and everything is going wrong. Cat just moved to a new town, and she doesn’t know anyone at her new school. By…

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  5. Holly Black on readergirlz!

    This month, the fabulous Holly Black is the featured author on the readergirlz web site! Holly Black is the author of a series of modern urban faerie tales, which includes Tithe, Valiant, and her newest book, ironside. This is a great series; fascinating and mesmerizing, but very dark and definitely…

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  6. Book Review: Wildwood Dancing

    Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier Jena and her four sisters have a secret: every month at the full moon they travel to the Other Kingdom through a secret passage in their room. There, they spend the evening dancing and socializing with the various Folk of the Other Kingdom. It’s…

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  7. Book Review: Wicked Lovely

    Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr Aislinn has the Sight; she can see the faeries all around. It’s a genetic trait that she inherited from her mother and her grandmother, who raised her when her mother died. Grams drilled the rules for survival into Aislinn: don’t look at the…

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  8. Book Review: ironside

    ironside: A Modern Faery’s Tale by Holly Black As Roiben’s coronation as King of the Unseelie Court approaches, Kaye is uncertain where she stands. She doesn’t feel like she completely belongs in either world, faerie or human, and she’s not certain where she stands with Roiben.…

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  9. Book Review: Faeries of Dreamdark: Blackbringer

    Faeries of Dreamdark: Blackbringer by Laini Taylor Magpie isn’t like other faeries. Accompanied by her band of crows, she travels the world, capturing devils that the unwitting humans have released from the bottles in which they’ve been imprisoned for thousands of years. But when she finds an empty…

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  10. Book Review: The Light-Bearer's Daughter

    The Light-Bearer’s Daughter The Chronicles of Faerie, book 2 by O.R. Melling When Dana’s father tells her that they are leaving Ireland and moving to his homeland in Canada, Dana is shocked and upset. Besides the normal concerns about leaving friends and moving to a strange place,…

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